Jebel Ali Racecourse, which celebrates its 21st year this season, hosts prestigious horse racing events in Dubai.
Thousands of race fans visit the racecourse every fortnight to experience a memorable day out and witness top-class racing within the marvellous grounds of Jebel Ali Racecourse.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Chairman of Dubai Police and General Security & Chairman of Jebel Ali Racecourse, attributes special importance to all race meetings held at the racecourse, where visitors and families are encouraged to attend and enjoy the facilities and events.
Jebel Ali Racecourse location and race dates
The racecourse venue is in a prime central location in Dubai by The Greens. It is located off the main Dubai-Abu Dhabi highway (Sheikh Zayed Road) opposite Dubai Media City (Jebel Ali Racecourse location map).
This season began on 2 November 2012 and runs every 2nd Friday until 22 March 2013. View Jebel Ali Racecourse photos.
UAE Culture & Heritage
The tradition of horse racing in the UAE is deeply connected to the culture and heritage of the nation. Jebel Ali Racecourse has played a significant role in making the UAE a centre for international racing, hosting three stake races during the Emirates racing calendar (Jebel Ali Stakes, Jebel Ali Mile, Jebel Ali Sprint).
Jebel Ali Racecourse Race Sponsors
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, continues to support horse racing at Jebel Ali Racecourse with the longstanding commitment of Shadwell Farm, Shadwell Stud and Derrinstown Stud as major sponsors of the races.
H.E. Mirza Al Sayegh (centre), Director of the Office of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, representing Shadwell & Derrinstown Stud
Global sponsors also include SIS (UK), Dublin’s Ardmore Trading and The Racecourse Newbury.
Al Habtoor Motors, Al Shafar Investment, Emirates Equestrian Federation, Emirates Horse Breeders Society and Commercial Bank of Dubai feature amongst a growing number of race sponsors this season.
The ‘Best Turned Out Horse’ is sponsored by Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship at a prize value of Dhs. 1000 per race.
Corporate boxes and VIP Grandstand
Sponsors and corporate hospitality guests can enjoy the facilities of 10 private suites as well as the VIP Grandstand with 5* catering provided by Continue reading »
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